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Legislative District Data Offers Close-Up View of Poverty January 11 2018 New data shows wide variation in poverty rates across California’s state assembly and senate districts and US congressional districts.
More than a Million California Children Rely on CHIP December 8 2017 Some 1.3 million Californians age 18 and under—about 13% of the state’s children—rely on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their health coverage.
Video: Strategies for Reducing Child Poverty November 21 2017 A new report on reducing child poverty underscores the need for policymakers to be strategic in determining how best to help families in need throughout the state.
Video: Gavin Newsom’s Priorities November 15 2017 Gavin Newsom, California’s lieutenant governor and a candidate for governor, says the most important issues facing the state are debt and demographics, energy and climate change, and the future of work.
Video: How Californians View National Issues October 2 2017 With the nation focused on a range of contentious issues, the September PPIC Statewide Survey provides a California perspective.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC